Journal of Global Infectious Diseases
Journal of Global Infectious Diseases (JGID) is an
international peer-reviewed journal is affiliated to OPUS 12 Foundation, Inc. The mission of JGID is to promote and publish infectious
diseases research in areas of basic sciences, clinical medicine and
JGID encourages research, education and
dissemination of knowledge in the field of Infectious Diseases
across the world thus promoting translational research by striking a
synergy between basic science, clinical medicine and public health.
The Journal intends to bring together scientists and academicians in
Infectious Diseases to promote translational synergy between
Laboratory Science, Clinical Medicine and Public Health. The Journal
invites Original Articles, Clinical Investigations, Epidemiological
Analysis, Data Protocols, Case Reports, Clinical Photographs, review
articles and special commentaries. Students, Residents,
Academicians, Public Health experts and scientists are all
encouraged to be a part of this initiative by contributing,
reviewing and promoting scientific works and science
The journal will be published semiannually in 2009, Quarterly in
The journal allows free access (Open Access) to its contents and
permits authors to self-archive final accepted version of the
articles on any OAI-compliant institutional / subject-based
repository. The journal does not charge for submission, processing
or publication of manuscripts and even for color reproduction of
Online Submission Site:
Abstracting and Indexing Information
The journal is registered with the following abstracting partners:
Baidu Scholar, CNKI (China National Knowledge Infrastructure), EBSCO Publishing's Electronic Databases, Exlibris – Primo Central, Google Scholar, Hinari, Infotrieve, Journal Guide, National Science Library, OpenJGate, ProQuest, TdNet
The journal is indexed with, or included in, the following:
DOAJ, Emerging Sources Citation Index, Index Copernicus, Indian Science Abstracts, PubMed Central, Scimago Journal Ranking, SCOPUS
Wolters Kluwer and Journal/Association are committed to meeting and upholding standards of ethical behavior at all stages of the publication process. We follow closely the industry associations, such as the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) and World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), that set standards and provide guidelines for best practices in order to meet these requirements. For a summary of our specific policies regarding duplicate publication, conflicts of interest, patient consent, etc., please visit www.Medknow.com/EthicalGuidelines.asp
Open Access Publication and Creative Commons Licensing
This is an open access journal, and articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 License, which allows others to remix, tweak, and build upon the work non-commercially, as long as appropriate credit is given and the new creations are licensed under the identical terms.
Wolters Kluwer Medknow provides for long-term digital preservation through two primary partnerships, Portico and CLOCKSS.
Portico is a leading digital preservation service worldwide. The content is preserved as an archival version and is not publically accessible via Portico, but is provided when required under specific conditions, such as discontinuation of the collection or catastrophic failure of the website.
CLOCKSS will enable any library to maintain their own archive of content from Wolters Kluwer Medknow and other publishers, with minimal technical effort and using cheaply available hardware.
Ahead of Print policy
Articles published online under the Ahead of Print model are considered published and can be cited and quoted using the DOI as the reference source. Wolters Kluwer Medknow has a policy that changes will not be made after publication of an article without following accepted procedures for making corrections to the scientific record.
While advertisements are crucial to this journal to be able to keep all content free for everyone, ethical considerations are in place to ensure the integrity of the journal and its content:
- "Pop-up" and "banner" ads appear on a random, rotating basis. The advertiser has no control or input over the pages where their ads appear.
- The Editorial Board has full and final approval over the content of all advertisements.
- Advertisers will never be shown any manuscripts or other content prior to publication.
The journal will be published semiannually in
2009, four monthly in 2010 and quarterly from 2011. (March, June,
September and December).
Journal of Global Infectious Diseases
C/O: Dr Ricardo Izurieta
Department of Global Health
MDC 56 College of Public Health
12901 Bruce B Downs Blvd, Tampa, Florida, 33612 ,